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How Diving Mammals Stay Underwater for So Long

VIA – NAT GEO Positive charges on oxygen-binding proteins are key to diving mammals’ success Diving mammals, such as this Galapagos sea lion, evolved adaptations allowing them to stay underwater for prolonged periods of time. Photograph by Joel Sartore, National Geographic Jane J. Lee National Geographic Published June 14, 2013 Imagine holding your breath while … Continue reading How Diving Mammals Stay Underwater for So Long

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Oarfish VIDEO: Rare Giant Fish Spotted In Gulf Of Mexico By Undersea Remote Vehicle #Fishing #Video

  The Huffington Post  |  By Jacqueline Howard Posted: 06/07/2013 2:17 pm EDT  |  Updated: 06/07/2013 2:17 pm EDT A remotely operated vehicle has come face-to-face with the world’s longest-known bony fish — and video footage of the rare encounter has now surfaced on YouTube. Check it out above. The giant oarfish was found in the northern … Continue reading Oarfish VIDEO: Rare Giant Fish Spotted In Gulf Of Mexico By Undersea Remote Vehicle #Fishing #Video

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WindanSea Surf Club member releases second line of Warhol-inspired surfboards #Art

VIA – LA JOLLA LIGHT Shaper Tim Bessell says the Warhol Foundation rejected four or five of his preliminary surfboard-art designs. Longtime WindanSea Surf Club (WSC) member and board shaper Tim Bessell has released his second line of surfboards inspired by the work of the late American pop artist, Andy Warhol. Last year Bessell was … Continue reading WindanSea Surf Club member releases second line of Warhol-inspired surfboards #Art

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VIDEO: Surfer Collides with Kite at Teahupoo #Tahiti #Kite #SurfReport

  Published on Jun 4, 2013 Raimana Kite Collision at Teahupoo. Subscribe here for daily X-Treme Videos: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_c… Riders : Raimana Van Bastolear Jetski Pilote : Baptiste Gossein Kiteboard: Tamatoa Gillot Production Xtreme video Images Marc-Antoine Bouvant Music Sleeper Cell (John Hunter Jr, Jonathan Slott) EVO098 – UPPM Thanks Eric Labaste Raimana World XTreme Video … Continue reading VIDEO: Surfer Collides with Kite at Teahupoo #Tahiti #Kite #SurfReport

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1,300-pound shark caught off Huntington Beach could be record #SurfReport #Fishing

  VIA – LA TIMES Kent Williams, owner of New Fishall Bait Co., stands next to a 1,323.5-pound Mako shark at the company’s headquarters in Gardena. (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times / June 4, 2013) From KTLA NewsJune 4, 2013, 8:35 a.m. Talk about a monster catch. A group of fishermen hauled in a … Continue reading 1,300-pound shark caught off Huntington Beach could be record #SurfReport #Fishing

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Yes to renewables, no to oil drilling in Canaries. We have the power.

Yes to renewables, no to oil drilling in Canaries. We have the power. The Canary Islands are an important habitat. The seabed is home to cold-water corals that host an abundance of marine wildlife, nearly one third of it endemic. The islands are situated in a transit zone of dolphins and whales. The EU, ITC … Continue reading Yes to renewables, no to oil drilling in Canaries. We have the power.

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Disabled killer whale with missing fins survives with the help of family who hunt for its food

VIA – DAILY MAIL UK   Rainer Schimpf spotted the whale off Port Elizabeth in South Africa It was missing its right-side pectoral fin and dorsal fin But it was cared for by its pod which shared food with the young male By Becky Evans PUBLISHED: 05:17 EST, 19 May 2013 | UPDATED: 15:08 EST, … Continue reading Disabled killer whale with missing fins survives with the help of family who hunt for its food

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